Team members are often afraid of one thing: screwing up in their job. Ironically, team members fear losing their jobs and leaders fear losing their best team members! With that being said, leaders should focus on implementing organizational policies that eradicate fear and build trust.
In today’s podcast episode, we interview Steve Prentice, speaker, journalist, university lecturer and author of the book, The Future of Workplace Fear: How Human Reflex Stands in the Way of Digital Transformation. Today’s topics focus on how fear can become a driving force behind emotions and actions, how leaders can empathize and talk about fear with team members, and how using a specific style of individualized management can improve employee engagement in today’s rapidly changing workplace as team members Team Anywhere.